Jim Albertson is a visual artist and teacher living in California on and off since the 60’s. Born and raised in Illinois and Wisconsin, he earned a BA from the Art Insitute of Chicago. Moving out to California he attended the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland earning a MFA.
Jim was in the “Bad Painting Show of 1976 in at the New Museum in New York.
Jim lives and works in the Sacramento area; teaching a variety of art classes at American River College in Sacramento, CA and Sierra College in Rocklin, CA.
His inspiration comes from pushing the edginess in reality, the connections that get twisted and or non conforming.
"Jail Birds", birdhouse carvings for the
BirdHouse Exhibition at Sacramento City College Art Gallery 2014.
This political cartoon show LIttle Red Romney Hood and his sickkick the wolf " Ryan telling granny that Tax Breaks for the rich are more important that her Social Security and Medicare Insurance. Cuts will be needed if Romney and Ryan's plan win at the polls this November instead of President Obama.